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How to update rooted Nexus 4 to Kitkat

So I received the "OTA" thing and after it downloaded the update, phone rebooted and I got the "ClockWordMod recovery screen". It was asking me to confirm installing "untrusted zip". I select YES ...
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Can 4.4 be downloaded OTA without wifi?

My phone have gotten a 4.4 system update available notification, but it is not downloading it. There is a small text saying “Only over WiFi until 21:06”. Does that mean that my phone will start ...
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When will I get Android 4.4 KitKat update on Nexus 4 in Romania? [duplicate]

I am in a bit of worry because I own a Nexus 4 device, and I noticed many articles on the web stating that an OTA update to 4.4 is out but I didn't receive any notification on my device. Also, when I ...
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Reading NFC tags from the front of the phone

I'm creating an app reading NFC tags. Currently all works well expect that the NFC tag can only be scanned when it touch the back of the phone. Is there anyway to allow NFC to be read through the ...
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Intents in a grid instead of a list on Android 4.4 KitKat

I have just received the Nexus 4's Android 4.4 KitKat OTA. One of the first things I remarked was that the intents layout for choosing an application is now a list instead of a grid just like in Jelly ...
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Cannot find option to edit people in Nexus 4

My device is Nexus 4 with custom PACman ROM installed. It got into a bootloop while taking a pic,So I swiped the dalvik cache and system files using TWRP. It booted up finely But since then i couldnt ...
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Log off animation in Pac-man rom

How can i change the default log-off animation in my nexus4(PAC man ROM). I was able to change the boot animation in data folder but unable to find the logoff animation.
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install KitKat factory image on nexus-4

I have never flashed rom or anything close to it on my mobile so far. I have a nexus-4 and would like to install 4.4 KitKat from the factory image published by Google. Is there any site that provides ...
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Kitkat update on Nexus 4 fails

Hard to believe this is the first Kitkat installation question, but I don't find any. Sorry if it's a dupe! I feel like I'm too stupid to follow directions, but can you guys help me out here -- what ...
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Photos synch google+,picasa,gallery

I'm trying to upload on google+ photos all my old pics so I have it backupped and ordered there, but unfortunatly I encountered some strange behavior. Here is what I did: Uploaded from my pc with ...
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Google Drive crashes on start [duplicate]

I has happened 4 times now, I change some setting, delete the sheet open in the app from the PC, create a wrong function, and from then on, the Google Drive app crashes on start. I can not close the ...
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accidental wipe android nexus 4

Well, accidentally ended up formatting a nexus 4 by clockworkmod, was the system and everything else, I've tried various ways to try to recover this brink, worked no more, all require the famous usb ...
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Soft buttons disappeared

At one point screen just become bit higher. Buttons gone, and it's not that funny, as it can seem. Phone become literally single-task and I had to reboot just to switch application. Found some ...
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Where is my exported nexus 5 (kitkat) contact list? How do I access it?

I exported my nexus 5 contact list and it said on the phone that the contact list has been exported to 'file: /storage/emulated/0/00002.vcf.', so where is this 'file: /storage/emulated/0/00002.vcf.', ...
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Must the Nexus 4 be rooted in order to install custom ROMs?

Do I need to root my nexus 4 in order to install custom roms such as cyanogenmod etc or just unlocking bootloader is enough as i have flashed my nexus with ubuntu 13.10 by just unlocking bootloader?
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Show time with seconds

How can I see the time with seconds on a Nexus 4? The settings give me the option to only change the date format, but not the time format.
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Can you screen save on a Nexus 4? [duplicate]

I fly a lot, but never accept a mobile boarding pass as I need a decent signal to display it. My iPad allows me to save screenshots to the gallery. I find it incredibly usefull, but can't find it on ...
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How to recover picture nexus 4 android 4.3 [duplicate]

I'm looking how to recover a deleted picture on my nexus 4 ? My nexus is running on android 4.3 Any idea ?
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How to recognize Nexus 4 as a drive

I'm looking how to recognize my Nexus 4 as a drive. Actually it's like a camera. Any idea?
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Random App Crashes (Nexus 4 ~ 4.3)

Within the last few days my Nexus 4 has started behaving strangely. This is a completely stock Nexus 4 running the official 4.3 build. Not even bootloader unlocked. What happens is that random apps ...
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transfer music files to Nexus 4 from computer with Windows 7

I have a Nexus 4, and have tried - and failed - to transfer some music downloads (FLAC 16bit) from my Windows 7 computer. When I connect the phone, I can transfer the files and the computer tells me ...
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Android Nexus 4 KitKat [duplicate]

I am looking to buy a nexus 4. I know that the new nexus 5 is coming out, and it is being released with Android KitKat installed. If I get a nexus 4 from a store such as best buy or another one, will ...
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Is it possible to reboot the Nexus 4 without root?

On the Nexus 4, the power menu only allows you to shutdown the device, but not reboot the device. Of course, you could wait for the device to shutdown and then power it up again. What I'm looking for ...
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nexus 4 not allowing me to copy files

I have a nexus 4 and had been trying to copy files with Windows 7 - but when I plug it in, it doesn't show up in my device manager but when i enable USB debugging in the developer options, it shows ...
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How can I connect my phone without a HDMI port to a non-MHL TV?

I have an older LG p990 that has a HDMI port, and with the right cable I am able to show movies on it on the TV. My new phone is a Nexus 4, it has no HDMI port. Based on this question and answer, I ...
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Nexus 4 - suddenly lost access to all Google sites

Nexus 4, stock 4.3, rooted. WiFi only for data, strong signal Suddenly today, for no apparent reason, every app requiring access to a Google site stopped working: Google Now gives "Network error" ...
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Nexus 7 cannot acts as Handsfree

Today I watched this video in below url and I am wondering why Google Nexus 7 and Google Nexus 4 cannot act like this. Unable see the incoming call coming from paired device in Nexus. URL: ...
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Google Calendar gone nuts since DST has ended

Ever since the 28th of October when DST has ended all of my events in my Google Calendar has moved one hour earlier. The web calendar shows currect dates and times but the one on my Nexus 4 is one ...
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Phone unlocking ideas

My wife's nexus 4 has a dead area across the middle of the screen. There's a 1 cm strip running horizontally across the screen that doesn't register clicks. A few weeks ago, her screen broke. We had ...
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Why are Nexus devices often described as perfect for developers?

I often find statements on Android forums like, "Nexus devices are perfect for developers." or "A Nexus device is almost impossible to actually 'brick'" (Is this actually true?). What is it that makes ...
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Is there a way to control the blink speed of the notification LED on Nexus 4?

On my Nexus 4, when I get a notification the LED blinks. However it is very slow so you can't notice it with a quick glance at the phone. Is there a way to make the LED blink faster?
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how to ask google to repair nexus 4?

Glass on my Nexus 4 is broken (touch doesn't work) after it falled from relatively small bed (just about 50 centimeters from the floor). I purshased Nexus 4 on google play, can they fix this by ...
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What system apps can be safely removed with Titanium backup on Nexus 4?

Is there an official list or something? :D I'd like to remove some of them to improve battery life, but not sure which are safe to remove
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Will my apps still auto-update if I root?

I'd like to root my Nexus 4 with rasbeanjelly because I heard it increases battery life. If I do that, will the apps that I have installed still auto-update from the Google Play Store like they do ...
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Nexus 4 speaker no longer playing any audio

The speaker on my Nexus 4 suddenly stopped playing audio a few days ago. No sound at all, no music, ringtones, etc. Is this software problem or hardware? If I reinstall Android 4.3 again manually, ...
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Nexus 4 Wifi seems disabled with mobile data

On my nexus four, if I turn on my mobile data Wifi refuses to connect to a network. To connect to a Wifi network I must turn off my mobile data, when I do this all works good short of mobile being ...
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Nexus 4 Access Point details

Where can I get details about access point opened by my Nexus 4? I need them to describe network in wpa_supplicant.conf on other device that will be using this network. network={ ssid="example" ...
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How to enable experimental reverse port forwarding in chrome?

Commonly you have a web server running on your local development machine, and you want to connect to that site from your device. If the mobile device and the development machine are on the same ...
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Gmail 4.6 Does not allow “From”/Sender address to be changed to a different email address

I did see this question, but it was from two years ago, so I know it does not apply to my question. Before the 10/1/2013 update, I was able to easily switch my sender email account to a different ...
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Nexus 4 - How to change led configuration?

How to change led colors and configuration in the Android settings without lightflow in Nexus 4?
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Ways of unlocking Nexus 4 cracked touch screen

If anyone could give me some ideas on where i should start with my cracked Nexus 4? I'm trying to pattern unlock, so I can simply access to back-up my important data. I can see the screen, even answer ...
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How do I enable birthday reminders or view birthdays as events in Calendar on Nexus 4

Simple problem: I forget the birthdays of my friends. I have the dates saved in my contacts (CardDAV-Sync address book) and can view them with the People app. I have not found a way to set up an alert ...
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How to undo silent mode on Nexus 4

On the Nexus 4, I can silence the ringer by pushing the volume down button, however, when I push the volume up button, the ringer remains on silence until I go to settings and change the volume bar in ...
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Nexus 4 won't charge through laptop on low power

When my Nexus 4's battery is less than 5%, it won't charge while connected to my PC, but I can charge by plugging my Nexus 4 the wall adapter. I believe it is a hardware problem. Can you help me?
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How can I control the media volume while using the camera?

I just upgraded to a Nexus 4 and have discovered the behaviour of the volume controls has been overridden within the camera app. The volume up button has been remapped to snap the camera shutter. As ...
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Nexus 4 wont hold charge after screen and battery replacement

I've just replaced my broken screen and put a new battery into my nexus 4 following this you tube vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZDAIgwbXk4. When I first plugged in the charger (1A generic usb ...
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Languages in Nexus 4 from Germany

I hope my question is not too strange. I would like to buy the current Google Nexus 4 16GB in Germany from Google Play. But I am interested if anyone can confirm that it has English language installed ...
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ADB on Ubuntu does not recognize Nexus 4

I'm unable to get my Nexus 4 phone recognized by ADB on Ubuntu (12.04 with a newer kernel installed: 3.8.0-30-generic). Developer mode is enabled on the phone. The device shows up in lsusb: $ lsusb ...
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adb can find device but fastboot cannot

Context I can run adb commands on my Nexus 4 and they work fine but when my device is in the bootloader and I try to list the device with, fastboot devices my device is not listed. I was having ...
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Folder on phone not showing in Windows

I'm in the process of developing an Android app and using my Nexus 4 as the test device. One of the functions of the app is to create a folder on the phone for storing data. If I browse the phone ...